Jena M. Valdetero, Co-Chair of the firm’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, and Steven M. Malina, a member of GT’s Litigation Practice, were quoted in a Dark Reading article titled “Orgs Face Major SEC Penalties for Failing to Disclose Breaches.”

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On Oct. 27, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) amended its Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (the Safeguards Rule), promulgated under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), to require financial institutions to provide notice to the FTC of data breaches that impact 500 or more consumers (the Amendment). This comes after the FTC’s major update to the

Greenberg Traurig Data Privacy & Cybersecurity attorneys Tyler Thompson and Andrea Maciejewski will present the CLE webinar “An Old (Data) Dog’s New Tricks: How Retro Laws are Being Used to Create Modern Risk” Nov. 14 at 12:00 p.m. EST. With increased focus on data issues but limited avenues to bring claims, both plaintiff firms

In a Halloween-eve move sure to send shivers down the spines of every public company’s CISO, on Oct. 30, the SEC filed a securities fraud complaint targeting SolarWinds’ CISO in the wake of their major December 2020 data security incident. The SEC alleges SolarWinds and its CISO committed securities fraud in connection with multiple public

In this episode of Legal Food Talk, host Justin Prochnow welcomes colleague Tyler Thompson from GT’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team to discuss the responsibilities of companies to protect data. Tyler breaks down the overall regulation of data collection and the web of different state laws and regulations, making it more difficult for companies to

On Oct. 19, 2023, the CFPB released a proposed rule that, if finalized in its present form, would require covered financial institutions to provide consumers and authorized third parties with access and portability options for their financial data. The CFPB’s proposed rule, called the “Personal Financial Data Rights” rule, would implement Section 1033 of Title

On Sept. 14, Greenberg Traurig attorneys will present a full day of CLE programming at the GT Miami office that highlights the latest risks every company should be focused on. Each session will present practical guidelines on cutting-edge issues to help counsel materially reduce current risk while discussing what’s next. View detailed symposium agenda here

On Aug. 9, 2023, a tutoring company agreed to pay $365,000 to settle an artificial intelligence (AI) lawsuit with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The settlement comes on the heels of multiple EEOC warnings to employers about potential discrimination associated with the use of AI for hiring and workplace decisions.

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In September 2021, Quebec’s Parliament passed Law 25 (formerly Bill 64), which significantly overhauled the Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector. Law 25 imposes several new obligations on enterprises who do business in Quebec, which obligations have periodically gone into effect since the enactment of Law 25.

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The term “data minimization” generally refers to two requirements within the GDPR: (1) a company should only collect and process personal data that is “necessary” in relation to its purpose, and (2) a company should keep data for “no longer than is necessary for [that] purpose[].”[1] Put differently, a company should only collect what